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Vigevano

Vigevano is an ancient town in the province of Pavia, Lombardy, northern Italy, which possesses many artistic treasures and runs a huge industrial business. It is at the center of a district called Lomellina[?].

It hosts a Duomo, a tower by Bramante, a Castello Sforzesco (a stronghold[?] built by the Sforza family) and the world-famous shoe-museum, dedicated to the town's major activity, which is in fact the industrial production of fashion shoes.

The town is the birthplace of Gian Carlo Rota.

See also Geography of Italy.

External link:

  • The Lomellina (http://www.comune.vigevano.pv.it/turismo/lomellina_eng)



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